Incline Triceps Pushdown


Incline Triceps Pushdown

This Tricep Exercise uses an Incline Bench and a Cable Pulley to Isolate your Triceps

Welcome to our Incline Triceps Pushdown Exercise Instruction Guide!

On this page you’ll learn how to do this version of the Triceps Pushdown using the correct technique. Below you’ll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Tricep Exercises so you can immediately add to your Arm Workouts.

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Incline Triceps Pushdown
Main Muscle: Triceps
Secondary Muscle(s): N/A
Exercise Type: Push, Isolation
Equipment Required: Cable, Incline Bench

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This Weight Training Exercise is a variation of the Triceps Pushdown and uses an incline bench and a cable pulley to isolate your triceps.

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Place an incline bench facing away from a cable pulley and attach a short straight bar to the pulley
  2. Adjust the height so that your arms can extend fully and lie face up on the bench grasping the bar with a narrow overhand grip.
  3. While keeping your elbows in a locked position, slowly push the bar down towards your feet.
  4. Pause at the bottom and then return to starting position.


  1. Stay seated and keep your feet firmly on the floor and your back straight against the bench throughout this exercise.
  2. Keep your elbows in a fixed position throughout the exercise.

Additional Arm Exercises and Variations:

Check out some of our other popular Arm Exercises and Variations:

  • Triceps Extensions
  • Skull Crushers
  • Tricep Dips
  • Close Grip Bench Press
  • Bicep Curl
  • Chin Ups

Now that you’ve seen the Incline Triceps Pushdown, check out all of our different Tricep Exercises.

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